severe weather

The following counties are under a LEVEL 1 Snow Emergency:

  • Coshocton
  • Crawford
  • Fairfield
  • Licking 

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

Updated 2/10/14 at 9:06am

The following counties are under a Level 1 snow emergency:

  • Athens
  • Coshocton
  • Crawford
  • Fairfield
  • Guernsey
  • Hocking
  • Jackson
  • Marion
  • Morgan
  • Morrow
  • Muskingum
  • Noble
  • Perry
  • Pickaway
  • Pike
  • Ross
  • Vinton

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

Updated 2/06/14 at 10:31am

The following counties are under a Level 1 snow emergency:

  • Athens
  • Champaign
  • Clark
  • Crawford
  • Delaware
  • Fairfield
  • Fayette
  • Greene
  • Guernsey
  • Hardin
  • Hocking
  • Jackson
  • Knox
  • Licking
  • Logan
  • Perry
  • Pike
  • Ross
  • Vinton

The following counties are under a Level 2 snow emergency:

  • Coshocton
  • Morgan
  • Muskingum

 

Updated 1/28/14 at 6:31m

The following counties are under a Level 1 snow emergency:

  • Champaign
  • Clark
  • Coshocton
  • Fairfield
  • Guernsey
  • Knox
  • Morgan
  • Muskingum
  • Perry
  • Vinton

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE:

Residents also have a role during and after snow storms
 

Today's forecast calls for a heat index around 101 degrees. Here are some tips from NOAA for staying safe during extreme heat conditions:
 

  • Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

 

  • To reduce risk of heat related illnesses during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recomends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments.

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Knox, OH and Morrow, OH beginning at 10:29 pm and ending at 11:59 pm (KILN/NWS).  The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Muskingum, OH beginning at 10:57 pm and ending at 11:57 pm (KILN/NWS).

Get your family and home ready for a tornado with the official Tornado App from the American Red Cross. The tornado warning app puts everything you need to know to prepare for a tornado – and all that comes with it – in the palm of your hand. With interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to be ready.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Marion, OH and Morrow, OH beginning at 10:20 pm Wed Jun 12 and ending at 4:20 am Thu Jun 13 (KILN/NWS)
 

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Knox, OHbeginning at 12:31 am and ending at 6:01 am (KILN/NWS)

Tornado Safety Tips From NOAA

Jun 12, 2013
NOAA.gov

Disclaimer: This is a press release from the NOAA, a credited organization, and not is not a reviewed story from the WCBE newsroom.

Know the signs of a tornado: Weather forecasting science is not perfect and some tornadoes do occur without a tornado warning. There is no substitute for staying alert to the sky. Besides an obviously visible tornado, here are some things to look and listen for:

Forecasters say high winds could down trees and cause other damage in Ohio as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coat.  flights heading to Eastern cities have been canceled at airports in Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland and the Cincinnati region.